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Articles Tagged Earthworks

  • Friday, September 12, 2014
    PSW Staff 09/12/14 12:43 PM,
    Earthworks FlexMic podium microphones were recently used in a Beatification Ceremony conducted by Pope Francis in Seoul, South Korea. The ceremony was held at Gwanghwamun Square in central Seoul, with nearly 1 million people in attendance and 20 percent of South Korea’s population tuning in to watch the historic event on television. Sung Jun Park, director of engineering for Art Mix, selected six FMR500/HC 19-inch Earthworks podium microphones for the ceremony. “The sensitivity and dynamic range are good,” he states.… View this story
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  • Monday, August 25, 2014
    PSW Staff 08/25/14 12:26 PM,
    Earthworks is pleased to announce its appointment of Audio Brands as the distributor for its Installed Sound Microphone line in Australia and New Zealand. The installation range includes choir mics, gooseneck mics, as well as mics designed to be mounted into conference tables or ceilings. The latest additions to the Installed Sound line include gooseneck and boundary microphones, which are available with the LumiComm Touch Ring―a dual-color LED with touch sensor output seamlessly integrated into the microphone, which is operated… View this story
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  • Wednesday, June 11, 2014
    PSW Staff 06/11/14 12:34 PM,
    At the upcoming InfoComm 2014 show in Las Vegas, Earthworks (booth C11708) is introducing IML Installation Series permanent table top microphones with a LumiComm Touch Ring that consists of a dual-color LED light ring and a touch sensor output, providing integrators freedom to assign function and LED color with a media control system. IML microphones have a back-electret condenser with an optimized cardioid polar response and a flat 30 Hz-30 kHz frequency response, allowing orators to maintain the same intelligibility… View this story
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  • Monday, May 05, 2014
    PSW Staff 05/05/14 04:16 PM,
    Veteran front of house engineer Rick Camp is taking the Earthworks WL40V wireless microphone capsule on the road with Jennifer Lopez as she heads out for another world tour. Camp, who has has also worked with Stevie Wonder,  Gladys Knight, The Temptations, Mary J. Blige, and Kelly Clarkson—among many—first learned about the Earthworks WL40V capsule from Tim Kidwell, who does sound for Frankie Beverly and Maze. “Tim showed me how well the WL40V rejected sound,” recalls Camp. “During a performance… View this story
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  • Monday, April 07, 2014
    PSW Staff 04/07/14 01:26 PM,
    The prestigious London National Theatre recently added an Earthworks PM40 PianoMic for the musical “The Light Princess.” Ed Furguson, sound manager for the National Theatre and associate sound designer for the musical, working in conjuction with Simon Baker,  purchased the PM40 after extensive tests. The musical, written by singer-songwriter Tori Amos and playwright Samuel Adamson, is centered around a grand piano, and in fact Amos’ personal grand piano was used for the production. The PM40 is quick and easy to… View this story
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  • Thursday, March 06, 2014
    Gary Parks 03/06/14 07:18 PM,
    Particularly over the past couple decades, meeting the needs for greater freedom and flexibility in live performance has meant that microphone companies have expended considerable effort designing and building the hardware to deliver the output wirelessly. Virtually every mic manufacturer has its own brand of wireless, and these units make up a significant portion of their microphone sales. Add the ongoing changes in the RF landscape and a voracious demand for spectrum from communications and consumer devices, and the pressure… View this story
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  • Wednesday, December 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 12/04/13 11:20 AM,
    Franklin Denham, Minister of Music at Highland Baptist Church in Meridian, Mississippi, has been conducting Singing Christmas Tree performances since 1985. The history of singing trees goes back to the outdoor presentations in 1933 at Belhaven College, Jackson, MS, which is considered the first and oldest outdoor Singing Christmas Tree event in America. At the time, indoor performances were rare, as it required a rather large church to accommodate this type of performance. All of the tree performances at Highland… View this story
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  • Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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    PSW Staff 10/16/13 05:39 AM,
    Line 6 has introduced the V75-40V, a new wireless microphone that combines the company’s digital wireless technology with the Earthworks WL40V hypercardioid mic capsule. The premium hand-tuned and tested capsule from Earthworks provides exceptionally fast impulse response, high SPL handling and a wide frequency range. A textbook hypercardioid polar pattern helps convey exceptional detail and nuance. “We’re pleased to partner with Earthworks, an industry leader in high-definition microphones,” says Max Gutnik, vice president of products, Line 6. “Together we’ve created… View this story
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  • Wednesday, September 04, 2013
    PSW Staff 09/04/13 01:43 PM,
    With nearly three and a half decades of singing under his belt, Kelly Hansen, lead vocalist of Foreigner, is no stranger to vocal microphones. As the band geared up for their latest tour, the Earthworks WL40V wireless capsule came along for the ride to deliver Hansen’s vocals. “Regarding microphones for live performance, I realized early on, that the natural profile of my voice didn’t really match with the Shure family of vocal mics,” Hansen explains. After trying out several different… View this story
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  • Tuesday, July 30, 2013
    PSW Staff 07/30/13 06:33 PM,
    Earthworks has announced Peavey Electronics as its Asia Pacific master distributor. As a result, Peavey Electronics will be responsible for overseeing all sales, marketing and technical support for Earthworks audio products along with their local distributors in the Pacific Rim region. The region includes the People’s Republic of China, Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Singapore, New Zealand, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Oceania. Heidi Blackmer Robichaud, president and CEO of Earthworks, states,… View this story
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